On TV this Wednesday: The Fall Classic throws out its first pitch, the Liars scare up a flashback and Psych meets The Hangover, and more. As but a supplement to TVLine’s original features and reporting, here are 16 programs to keep on your radar.
7:30 pm World Series (Fox) | The Cardinals, with Chris Carpenter on the mound, host Game 1 against C.J. Wilson and the Rangers.
8 pm Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) | This mid-hiatus “prequel” episode is set on the Halloween before Alison vanished, as a new girl in town challenges Alison’s Queen Bee status, Spencer faces losing her parents’ approval, and Aria learns something shocking about her father.
8 pm Nature (PBS) | The docuseries’ 30th season premiere takes a look at the wolves and other wildlife living in the remains of the Chernobyl reactor some 25 years after the historic nuclear accident.
8 pm Survivor: South Pacific (CBS) | Feeling betrayed by their tribe, one castaway reveals a potentially game-changing secret, while another player threatens to leave the game.
8 pm Up All Night (NBC) | Flashbacks take us back to Reagan and Chris learning they had a baby on the way, Chris’ decision to leave his job, and Ava’s struggle with her star employee’s maternity leave.
8 pm The Middle (ABC) | When their household literally starts to crumble, Frankie and Mike ponder a move to an apartment; Brick starts quoting the Bard.
8:30 pm Suburgatory (ABC) | Tessa savors the taste of big, bad city life when Sheila’s Shirley Temple doll collection gets stolen — but isn’t prepared for the consequences.
9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | Rossi reconnects with his first wife (Homicide: Life on the Street‘s Isabella Hoffman), who has shocking news for him.
9 pm Harry’s Law (NBC) | Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) guest-stars as a biology teacher who claims he was fired for failing a student who didn’t buy into evolution.
9 pm NOVA (PBS) | “Finding Life Beyond Earth” uses super-powered telescopes to delve into the dicey question of “Are we alone?” Somewhere, Steven Spielberg is crossing his fingers.
9:30 pm Happy Endings (ABC) | Dave’s reluctant to introduce his new girlfriend (HawthoRNe‘s Noureen DeWulf) to the gang; Max’s limo helps Brad bond with his new boss.
10 pm Luther (BBC America) | The Season 2 finale finds Luther chasing a killer who chooses his victims by a roll of the dice — kinda like if Big Bang Theory‘s Sheldon went really dark.
10 pm CSI (CBS) | The team swings into action when a medevac helicopter carrying CSI Brody (Elisabeth Harnois) gets hijacked.
10 pm Psych (USA Network) | Shawn, Gus, Lassiter and Woody collectively have a killer hangover when they wake up from being drugged, set up as the culprits in a murder.
10 pm Revenge (ABC) | Lydia (Amber Valletta) plots — all together now — revenge! against Emily and the Graysons; Daniel, now wise to his weaselly pal Tyler’s scheming, ponders a life change.
10 pm American Horror Story (FX) | Tonight, you — and Vivien — will find out exactly why the Harmons can’t just pack up and leave. Similarly, you’ll get the story behind Moira’s attachment to the house.
What are you watching this Wednesday night?